Programatically minimising window gets incorrect results.

Troy Rollo wine at
Tue May 16 19:37:07 CDT 2006

On Tuesday 16 May 2006 19:15, Mike McCormack wrote:
> The problem is that we should ask the Window manager to minimize us.

This is what the XIconifyWindow call (made in X11DRV_set_iconic_state in 
dlls/x11drv/window.c, called by WINPOS_MinMaximise,  called by the 
SW_MINIMIZE and SW_SHOWMINIMIZED cases in X11DRV_ShowWindow) is documented as 
doing - in fact based on the description of XIconifyWindow (without checking 
its source code), it seems your X11DRV_WMMinimizeWindow is just a 
reimplementation of that.

> There's a hack in CrossOver that "fixes" it, which I've attached.  If
> you're in a good mood, try getting it accepted into Wine. :)

This deals with the first case (calling ShowWindow(hwnd, SW_SHOWMINIMIZED) on 
a mouse event), but not the second (making the same call immediately after 
CreateWindow() without WS_VISIBLE).

Your hack thus gives the same results as mine (mine just stopped 
X11DRV_ShowWindow from doing extra stuff after XIconifyWindow).
Troy Rollo - wine at

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